The fund would be established with money from both the federal government and universities, until it was worth A$10 billion.
Quantum computers are proving extremely difficult to build, and there is no guarantee they will live up to their designers’ hopes.
The latest government showdown over the budget risks not only a shutdown but jobs, regional economies and America’s competitiveness in AI and other advanced fields.
Drug development takes a great deal of time, money and effort. While future profits play a big factor in which diseases gets prioritized, advocacy and research incentives can also tilt the scale.
Overhanging the whole accord debate is the question of increasing public funding for universities and academic research in the middle of a cost-of-living crisis.
UK scientists are now participating in fewer collaborations with European research teams.
The Medical Research Future Fund should prioritise areas where Australia has a comparative advantage.
The only way for science to fight the booming fake research industry is to fund smart, dedicated people to stay ahead of the fraudsters.
Our higher education system has served Australia well over the past 30 years. But it is not fit for the rapid pace of change the world will be see over the coming decades.
On DNA Day, Canada should be inspired by the lifesaving discoveries of its researchers. However, lack of funding threatens Canadian researchers’ ability to meet the challenges of the future.
Climate innovation prizes only make up a small amount of climate research funding but are very high-profile events.
Here’s what Nigeria’s new president should do to elevate science in the country.
A major review of the Australian Research Council follows years of concerns about political interference, tedious red tape and inadequate funding.
The new federal education minister has kicked off what could be a major reset of university research funding in Australia, with a review and stern letter to the Australian Research Council.
A new screening tool to help study reviewers identify what’s fake or shoddy in research may be on the horizon. And everyday people can apply some of the same critical analysis tools.
The first thing Australian medical research needs is more money. The second thing is making funding allocation less of a lottery.
Australian researchers will welcome the newly announced review of how their main source of non-medical federal funding, the Australian Research Council, operates. There’s a lot to consider.
Molecular research is expensive, but worth it because of the burden of disease that it could relieve.
The Coalition government showed a disdain for the arts, humanities and social sciences. The plight of these disciplines requires action from the incoming Labor government on three fronts.
Laboratory mice used in medical research are often kept in housing conditions that cause them to be overweight and stressed, with shorter lifespans.